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Could these be the best vegan and paleo cupcakes in Canberra?

By 28 November 2014
A&E Cupcake Mixed box

Who doesn’t love a good cupcake? Even if you’re vegan, paleo or gluten free (and these days, who isn’t?), there’s a lot to like about a freshly-baked cupcake with lashi...

Cowards at the Keyboard

By 28 November 2014

Before the anonymity of the internet, if a person had a view and wanted it expressed, they had to write to a newspaper, call into a radio station or stand on a soap box. But th...

Family Christmas Fair

By 28 November 2014

Costco’s Family Christmas Fair at Majura Park is being held this Saturday to support the NICU at Canberra Hospital. Fun for the whole family, the Christmas Fair will featu...

Southquay SQ1 Greenway Tuggeranong – Empire Global

By 28 November 2014

We're thinking of buying a unit in the new Greenway development Southquay SQ1 across from Bunnings (Tuggeranong).  The developer has a number of large unit block projects in progress, but where interested in looking at any of their completed projects. Can anyone provide information about any of the...

Canberra hosts first Asian Cup footy fan park

By 28 November 2014

Deputy Chief Minister Andrew Barr, Senator Kate Lundy, former Socceroo and esteemed coach John Kosmina, Nutmeg the wombat mascot and Canberra United players are among the speci...

Police identify vehicle of interest in arson attack

By 28 November 2014

ACT Policing is seeking witnesses who may have seen a dark coloured Honda CRV in the Cooleman Court area on the night of an arson attack at a Weston café in March. ACT Polic...

Three controlled burns scheduled tomorrow

By 27 November 2014
controlled burn 1

ACT Parks and Conservation Service wishes to advise the public that, weather permitting, three controlled burns will be conducted tomorrow Friday 28 November 2014. The contr...

Diversions to ACTIONs services on section of Constitution Avenue

By 27 November 2014
Constitution Avenue diversion map

Commencing Monday 1 December 2014, ACTION will implement diversions to all bus services that use Constitution Avenue in the City between London Circuit and Coranderrk Street. T...

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Super school not so super? Or - West Belconnen gets the hose again.

By 10 December 2008 13

The Canberra Times has an explanation of the unfolding disaster occurring at the Kingsford Smith School in Holt (aka "The West Belconnen Super School", aka "Ginninderra High"). It was going to be a preschool-year 10 facility. On that basis foolish parents enrolled their children and bought school...

The New Sheriff is going to clean up this town

By 10 December 2008 6

Our Brave Leader is really settling into his new role as Mayor of Canberra heading up the Department of Territory and Municipal services. Firstly he's getting tough on event organisers leaving their signs around town: The Crimes (Bill Posting) Amendment Bill 2008 will require event organisers...

Real(i)ty bites - Canberra house prices fall seven per cent

By 10 December 2008 128

The ABC reports that house prices in the ACT have fallen by seven per cent in the past three months. Annualized, that turns into a whopping 28 per cent fall! Of course, this news is accompanied by the usual REIACT statements hosing down any negative consequences for house sellers. I wouldn't have...

Ranga Untouchable's Christmas Cheer

By 9 December 2008 7

Ranga Untouchable's Christmas Cheer Thought i'd share with the rest of Canberra, the Rap Sensation, Ranga Untouchable in his latest addition - Ranga Untouchable's Christmas Cheer. Hope it brings a smile to your face this holiday season. TheRanga (r)...

Rally against the clean feed!

By 9 December 2008 134

Still waiting for the final details, but if you feel strongly about the Rudd Government's plans to apply arbitrary censorship to the internet while failing to block access to illegal material, you'll want to pencil this one in. There's going to be a rally this Saturday against the so-called "clea...

Airport workers survey

By 9 December 2008 23

The Canbera airport has sent out an email announcing they're looking for feedback from the workers at its business parks.  To register for this independant and unbiased venue for feedback you have to answer a few questions,  including how satisfied/dissatisfied you are with working at the Canberr...

Padlock worries

By 9 December 2008 29

I've just noticed an official-looking black padlock which has mysteriously appeared on the tap at the front of my house to which is affixed a garden hose. What does it mean? Have I been dobbed in by my neighbours for excessive water usage after switching it on twice in the last six weeks? ...

Birds in the Diamonds, in the sky.

By 9 December 2008 13

[First filed: December 09, 2008 @ 10:16] If you can pick your way through the construction site that is the parliamentary triangle you might see an interesting addition to one of Canberra's better known pieces of public art. "Diamonds" replaced the much loved suspended globe at the Nationa...

The fastest law in the west goes on a splurge

By 9 December 2008 30

Treasurer Katy Gallagher has announced a spending spree under the name "The 2008-09 Supplementary Appropriation Bill". It's $16.2 million of extra spending with a recurring impact of $4 million a year. It appears to be the cost of election promises. Katy's media release promises the following ...

Jeremy Hanson FTW!

By 9 December 2008 67

Just heard on the ABC that the new Liberal MLA, Jeremy Hanson, has used his maiden speech in the Assembly to assert his support for a woman's right to choose and gay and lesbian civil unions. Hardly revolutionary, but sadly unusual to hear from the mis-named "Liberals". Now if he can convince ...

Xmas at Gorman House Markets: We have what you need!

By 9 December 2008 6

Xmas at Gorman House Markets. We have what you need! A christmas shopping experience that rewards you with a entertaining day out, Fun for the kids, Delicous food, Tasty drinks and most inportantly stalls brimming with unique and creative christmas presents for everyone you love. Come have ...

Terribly British Day - A review

By 9 December 2008 19

[First filed: December 07, 2008 @ 15:43] With the weather fine, what better way to spend a Sunday morning in the city than popping into the lawns in front of Old Parliament House for a look at the "Terribly British" car show? Even if you only have a passing interest in cars this one is ama...

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